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Shelley Mesznik

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.A. (Art, Education), Connecticut College, New London, cum laude
M.A. (Food and Nutrition), New York University 1983, Omicron Nu Honor Society

Scholarly Interests

Nutrition Counseling and DSMT/E (diabetes self management training/education) 

Selected Publications

Mesznik, Shelley, “How Does Stress Affect Glycemic Control?,” On the Cutting Edge, 2004, Vol. 25, 2:22-24

Maurer, Lois and Mesznik, Shelley, “Counseling Strategies to Promote Behavior Change,” On the Cutting Edge, 2005, Vol. 26, 2:17-21

biographical information

HBSV 5036: Nutrition counseling

This course focuses on providing students with an understanding of client-centered counseling models and practicing a variety of essential skills: nonverbal, active listening, goal assessment, motivational interviewing, and group counseling. Special fee: $20.